Monday, June 27, 2022

IRONMAN: Gookin is right

| June 24, 2022 1:00 AM

I have to agree with Councilman Dan Gookin’s common sense point of view regarding the Ironman Triathlon being held in our city. It’s owned by a foreign-based, for-profit company. I volunteered once in 2003, and have also watched the race. However, aside from the financial benefit to the business community, the race is a major inconvenience to most of us.

Our city is acclaimed for its beautiful race course setting and so I say, “Flip the Switch.” If our city is so great for an all-day event, maybe they should pay the city for the PRIVILEGE of getting to hold their event here. Just sayin’.


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